Last year my borage hosted a summer long bee party that lasted long into the fall. It was a spectacular event that increased my harvest of tomatoes and veggies. Since then I’ve kept my eye on borage to see the different
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Herb Tips & Uses
I’m thrilled that just before the fireworks my garden is yielding a harvest. It’s been a cold, rainy season forcing my veggies and herbs to be ever-resilient. But just when I was feeling down and out about the season, I
Have you ever checked on your cilantro and thought all was good? It’s nicely green with tender thin leaves, but you know you’re tomatoes and peppers are weeks away from harvesting. You cross your fingers hoping the cilantro will still
Growing Herbs It’s always fun to chat it up with other gardeners. Tonight I had the extreme pleasure of talking with Adam Cortell and Bren Haas on the Garden Chatter Google Hangout. In less than 40 minutes our
Growing NOW Garden Tour 2015
Each week from Memorial Day through Labor Day we'll be virtually touring gardens from around the globe to see what real gardeners with real gardens are growing right NOW!
This week the Growing NOW Garden Tour is growing UP with vertical gardening tips. In my garden and throughout my community the vertical growing trend has caught on! Think you don’t have enough room for gourds, cucumbers, runner beans, or strawberries?
This week our Growing NOW Garden Tour takes us to an incredibly special garden. While gardens literally grow in soil, Laura Flanders of Colorado speaks candidly of why her garden is rooted in hope. Her encouraging story begins with facing the death
What’s A Keyhole Water-Wise Garden? Back in March I posted that I’d be gardening with a keyhole this summer. You can see my keyhole in the above photo, a kit by Vita Gardens. It’s a 24″ raised bed made
Last week I attended the Garden Bloggers Conference in Atlanta. It was a whirlwind few days of meeting new people, learning great techniques, and connecting with all kinds of garden-related companies and services. It was also my lucky weekend because